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Perfectly Imperfect: Stacy's Journey to Break Up with Perfectionism


Hey there, I’m Stacy, and today I’m opening up about my ongoing journey of breaking up with perfectionism.


Sure, aiming for excellence is a commendable pursuit, but let’s be real—there’s a tipping point where the quest for 'perfect' can slam the brakes on finishing anything at all. That’s the tricky part.


Ever found yourself stuck in the perfectionism loop? Trust me, I’ve been there. The remedy? It’s okay to ask for help. Sometimes, all you need is another pair of eyes or a friend’s fresh perspective. They might spot what you missed or offer insights that kickstart a flood of ideas, pulling everything together in a way you hadn't seen before.


Here’s a little strategy for your next big project: zero in on finishing it, even if it’s just a rough draft or initial idea. Fine-tune and tweak can come later. Hit a roadblock? Don’t hesitate to seek help or an outsider’s viewpoint. The final polish can always be added afterward. Not only does this approach save time, but it also accelerates the completion of your work.


Letting go of the 'perfect' myth can be a game-changer, making you not only more productive but authentically yourself. I’ll admit, I’m still a work in progress on this front, but hey, show me someone who isn’t, right?


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